ANTIQUE VICTORIAN 15K GOLD FINELY CARVED SHELL PUTTI / CHERUB CAMEO BROOCH c1860
An antique 15 carat gold (tests thereabouts) brooch, with an ornate bezel surrounding a natural shell cameo finely hand carved to depict three putti / cherubs.
Such an exquisite carving...so collectible & extremely wearable!
CONDITION: All original and very good. Slightest signs of wear commensurate with age and use.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1860/70. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 75 x 64 mm (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.
WEIGHT: Approx. 26.9 grams.